Seeking Vendors for City Beaches & Parks

Accepting Applications from January 21–31.

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – We invite you to be part of the popular food truck business. Or perhaps you’d like to sell another product you are passionate about. It’s time to apply for a vendor permit with the City of Corpus Christi. Don’t hesitate, your opportunity is now!

The Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department is accepting applications for vendors at its City beaches and parks beginning Tuesday, January 21, 2020, until 5 pm on Friday, January 31, 2020. The City will issue seven-month Vending Permits from March 2020 to September 2020 to vendors who qualify. Applications will be reviewed, and if necessary, a drawing will be held to determine vendor locations. Vendors will be notified after the selection has been made to issue the permits for the locations prior to the beginning of the permit period. The selected vendors may be required to undergo and pass background checks prior to issuing permits. The application form and requirements are available on the City of Corpus Christi website.

City Beach & Park Vendor Permit application PDF file:

City Vendor Insurance Requirement PDF file:

Completed applications and required documentation for vending permits must be submitted to staff in person or by email at any of the following locations:

  • Parks & Recreation Department’s Special Events Office located at 1406 Martin Luther King Drive, Corpus Christi, Texas 78401. Contact Sandra Flores at (361) 826-3411 or
  • Gulf Beach Operations Office at 8185 HWY 361, Corpus Christi, Texas 78418. Contact Martha Lawhon at (361) 826-3469 or
  • Parks & Recreation Department Office at City Hall, 3rd Floor; 1201 Leopard Street, Corpus Christi, Texas 78401. For information, call (361) 826-3460.

For more information about the wide variety of programs and services offered by the Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department, visit or call (361) 826-PLAY.